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Announcement: 4 postdoctoral felloship positions available at Lund University

By: Dean Radin

Posted: April 20, 2016

Announcement Psi Consciousness

Four postdocs available in the faculty of social sciences at Lund University, Sweden, where it is possible (among other things) to study psi phenomena in relationship to topics like hypnotizability, dissociation, and altered states of consciousness. If interested write to: Etzel Cardeña, Ph. D Thorsen Professor Department of Psychology Center for Research on Consciousness and Anomalous Psychology (CERCAP) Lund University email: Etzel.Cardena@psy.lu.se

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Biofield Science and Healing: An Emerging Frontier in Health and Medicine

By: Shamini Jain

Posted: January 22, 2016

Biofield CHI

While the term "biofield" itself is fairly new (coined in 1992 at a National Institutes of Health meeting), the importance and roles of consciousness, energy and information to create and guide health have been central topics of millennia-old 'whole systems' of care that include Chinese, Tibetan, Native American, African, and Ayurvedic medicine. The ongoing use of biofield-based therapies, in terms of both self-practice and practitioner-assisted modalities, has continued to flourish over time, with modern-day evidence to support their benefit for treatment in pain and cancer patients, with minimal adverse effects.

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Biofield Science and Healing

By: Mimi Guarneri

Posted: January 22, 2016

Biofield

This month's President's Choice focuses not on a single article but a group of articles presented as varied perspectives on the theme, "Biofield Science and Healing". These articles, published as a special issue of the journal, Global Advances in Health and Medicine (GAHMJ), are truly groundbreaking since they ask us to consider an additional dimension to the molecular/genetic biomedical model that was at the core of most of our healthcare training.

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Celebrating the Launch of the Consciousness & Healing Initiative

By: Marilyn Schlitz

Posted: January 08, 2016

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Through dedication, compassion, and open-mindedness, a group of innovators and bellwethers are leading us into a new model that is more humane, effective, and empowering of the patient. With the launching of the Consciousness and Healing Initiative (CHI), we have a new watering hole to sustain us as we gather to share ideas, data, and insights that can help us craft new maps that will guide modern medicine. Such maps place the whole person at the heart of our shared endeavors.

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Herding Atoms: Book, Journal, and Organizing Our Entanglement

By: John Weeks

Posted: December 16, 2015

CHI Blog

John Weeks from the Integrator Blog discusses about herding atoms and the birth of the Consciousness and Healing Initiative (CHI), a non-profit collaborative, out of the 2014 gathering of 45 researchers in San Diego, including Deepak Chopra, MD, Mimi guarneri, MD, and Wayne Jonas, MD on the topic of biofield.

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How Ayurveda Pioneered Smallpox Inoculation

By: Subhash Kak

Posted: November 18, 2015

Ayurveda

CHI Contributing Member Subhash Kak is the Regents professor of electrical and computer engineering at Oklahoma State University and a vedic scholar. This blog post provides insight on the ayurvedic treatment of smallpoxes which preceded the germ theory of disease that arose in the nineteenth century.

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Hacking Into Healing

By: Shamini Jain

Posted: November 17, 2015

Consciousness Healing HackingHealing

This Huffington Post article written by CHI Founding Director Dr. Shamini Jain, discusses the history of psychoneuroimmunology, the rise of bioelectromagnetics, and the need for rigorous inquiry into conscousness and healing to accelerate the true Future of Medicine.

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Transducing Consciousness

By: Neil Theise

Posted: November 16, 2015

Consciousness Podcast

Does consciousness emerge when the right kinds of matter are arranged in the right way with sufficient complexity, or is consciousness a primary quality of existence which precedes matter? Could both be true? KMO speaks with CHI Science Advisor Dr. Neil Theise, MD about mind, matter, biology, longevity and the varities of 'yogic practice'. Neil, who is Professor of Pathology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, also weighs in on the value of established religious, contemplative and shamanic traditions, even the ones which clearly need a little reformation. Neil will be the featured presenter at the East Meets West Medicine Fest, November 20-22 in NYC.

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